They were using vDSL as an example to show how it is possible to get
faster than aDSL speeds over twisted copper. Its is not actually what
they are using. vDSL does 20 Mbit/s, and is just leaving the research
stage (it was done by Alcatel).
People can rant on saying how it breaks the laws of physics etc. (1)
According to the laws of physics a bumble-bee should not be able to fly.
(2) The technology is activly in use in the USA for TV applications. As
for as using is for Internet access goes, there are similar ISPs to
Genesis being setup in the US at the moment. (3) I believe it was
novebmer they told us it will launch. So lets just wait and see.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> Sent: 03 April 2000 17:47
> To: Owen Kelly
> Cc: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: RE: [ILUG] Genesis Tech Kinda
>>> If you ring them up and ask them enough, they'll refer you to a
> called VDSL" (their words). If you go to google, they'll refer you
>http://www.adsl.com/vdsl_tutorial.html>> Don't start flaming ME now, I'm just passing the message from
> genesis to you
>> - John
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